UT Policies

New Rules for Supervisors: Reporting Work-Related Injuries and Helping Employees Return to Work

In the event of a work-related injury or illness, all employees—especially supervisors—should be aware of changes to UT’s workers’ compensation policy and new requirements for helping employees return to work as quickly as possible. As always, employees who sustain life-threatening or serious workplace injuries should call 911 and seek treatment at the nearest emergency room. … Continued

Employee Announcements

UT Policies

New Safety Policy about Firearms on Campus

On July 1, a new state law takes effect that allows Tennessee’s public colleges and universities’ full-time faculty and staff, who have handgun-carry permits, to carry handguns on campus. To implement the changes, UT has adopted a new safety policy, which also takes effect July 1.

Employee Announcements

Federal Overtime Regulations

Update on Federal Overtime Regulations

From: UT President Joe DiPietro To: UT Faculty and Staff Re: Update on Federal Overtime Regulations Last week, I shared news with you that the U.S. Department of Labor has announced changes to regulations for paying overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. I would like to follow up on my initial message and share more … Continued

Employee Announcements